THEY still average only 15 points a game, but Cronulla are starting to believe they can be one of the NRL's attacking forces in 2008.
WESTS Tigers coach Tim Sheens must be secretly hoping returning stars Benji Marshall and Robbie Farah can provide spark against the Knights.
NSW backrower Paul Gallen has declared his on-field clash with Blues team-mate Brett White in an NRL club match a non-event.
ANZ Stadium's slippery night-time playing surface is again in the spotlight with NRL clubs Penrith and the Bulldogs airing concerns.
BEN Smith says it's the loss of his 2007 centre partner Timana Tahu that has really hurt the Eels.
HAZEM El Masri returns for the Bulldogs in Saturday night's NRL clash with Penrith to stake a last-minute claim.
NORTH Queensland will be out to prove they are more than a two-man team when they confront Cronulla without Matt Bowen and Test halfback Johnathan Thurston.